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North West Museum of Road Transport

51 Hall Street, St Helens WA10 1DU, England
+44 1744 451681
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A must visit for the enthusiast; or the nostalgic

Housed in a large glass roofed building; the oldest part of which, built in 1882, was the depot for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2mercury
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Formby, United Kingdom
Sr helens transport museum

A great place to visit if you are interested in the past, old vehicles and the way life used to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
steveb1948
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Widnes, United Kingdom
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“bus depot” (6 reviews)
“model railway” (5 reviews)
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51 Hall Street, St Helens WA10 1DU, England
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+44 1744 451681
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"bus depot"
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"classic cars"
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"trip down memory lane"
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"double decker buses"
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"catering van"
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"further afield"
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"nostalgic visit"
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"large collection"
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"opening times"
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"rainy day"
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"small shop"
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"excellent exhibits"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Housed in a large glass roofed building; the oldest part of which, built in 1882, was the depot for St Helens' horse drawn trams (you can still see evidence of the original horse stalls). Extended over the years to accommodate steam trams; then trolley buses...More

Thank 2mercury
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to visit if you are interested in the past, old vehicles and the way life used to be. I don't go there as often as I would like to , but it never disappoints .especially If on a classic motorcycles or car...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Why this place was ever built is beyond me, if you like staring in Windows that's all you,ll do at this place because it's never open I live quite near this place & only ever seen it open once to put something else in you,ll...More

3  Thank Gina G
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We took our grandchildren , age three and seven to the St Helens Transport Museum. They absolutely loved it. There were different types of double decker buses, single decker buses, cars , motorbikes and bicycles. Something for everyone. You can go aboard lots of the...More

Thank SueGr1
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

... and if you do, there are some very rare vehicles to inspect, including of course many associated with the northwest - either the local operators or local manufacturers. Additionally, lots of smaller exhibits particularly models, brochures time tables and ticketing systems. information on exhibits...More

Thank iainho
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I was surprised this place demanded money to get in. My friends and I didn't expect it to be so much. Also we didn't expect it to be mostly about buses with only scant attention paid to providing different types of transport. After 10 minutes...More

Thank Y2881GRfrank
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Unless you are obsessed with buses, dont bother coming to this place. Its a cold place, the building and people who run it. It used to be a Tram depot, but theres not a single tram here, which I think is a joke. A much...More

1  Thank gravestein
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We wanted to go somewhere for a few hours in the afternoon and this was perfect. You have to be careful of the opening times, but easy to park on a Saturday. Big but not glamorous. We just loved the nostalgic visit back to the...More

Thank Brian R
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

The title of my review says it all doesn't it, but when you think about it, people that are nuts about trains, buses, planes etc, are usually nerdy introvert geeky types aren't they. The fact that they are in a Museum doesn't appear to make...More

Thank 780dave
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

This was a spare of the moment trip, on our door step. Today was free as it was a heritage day. The museum itself is very cramped but saying that, there was absolutely loads to see! busses, cars, bikes, milk floats, horses carriages, the van...More

Thank Chelsea H
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DMcMc001
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry, i was a visitor myself so i think contacting the museum directly would be your best option.
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